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Arozo Gajia
Associate
020 7842 1632
Languages:
English
Arozo is a Criminal litigator and advocate with experience in white collar crime investigations involving bribery and corruption, fraud, money laundering and contentious regulatory matters, representing senior financial services personnel in investigations led by the FCA and PRA.

Arozo also regularly represents individuals subject of investigation by the SFO, London Stock Exchange and HMRC. Her white collar crime practice extends to representing individuals in multi jurisdictional investigations conducted by the US DOJ, US SEC, the French PNF and the Greek and German Public Prosecutor’s Offices.

Arozo also has significant experience in serious and general crime matters and has particular expertise in advising individuals subject of Interpol Red Notices, European Investigation Orders and Extradition proceedings.

Notable experience
  • Acting for a former key individual at Airbus in an investigation by the SFO, US DOJ, PNF and DOS concerning allegations of Bribery and Corruption.
  • Acting for individuals in respect of the German ‘cum ex’ tax investigation scheme.
  • Acting for a former employee of Credit Suisse in the ongoing FCA investigation concerning the propriety of loans made to Mozambique.
  • Acting for a former Senior Executive of an AIM listed company in an investigation conducted by the London Stock Exchange.
  • Acting for a former CFO of a US company with subsidiaries in the UK in an internal investigation concerning allegations of Tax Evasion.
  • Acting for an FCA regulated CFO of a Premiership Sports Club in an FCA investigation concerning allegations of Market Abuse Regulations and FSMA breaches.
  • Acting for a number of financial services personnel in various investigations led by the FCA/PRA concerning allegations of misstatements, FSMA breaches and other financial services regulations.
  • Acting for a Solicitor in a multi million pound prosecution by the CPS concerning allegations of Fraud and Money Laundering with parallel investigation by the SRA.
Background
Arozo graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, in 2010 and completed her LPC at the College of Law in London. Before joining PCB Byrne, she was part of the criminal litigation team at Hodge Jones and Allen. Arozo is a member of Defence Extraditions Lawyers Forum, The Female Fraud Forum and Women in Criminal Law.
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